Three Of A Kind

Three of a Kind – 9 x 12 inch acrylic on stretched canvas A story of three sisters, similar yet different. This was an assignment for the Let’s Face It class I have been taking all year long. The assignment was about doing multiple portraits on one substrate, and to try to tell a story…

My Dreams and I

My Dreams and I – 12 x 16 inch acrylic portrait painting on canvas board  She was quite the experiment, this one! Using almost exclusively a palette knife for this one, was a challenge. Those first 15 minutes of trying to wield something other than a brush in my hand was quite something…and I almost…

She’s Only In Dreams

She’s Only In Dreams – 11 x 14 inch acrylic on stretched canvas Yes, I am still exploring color…and some fun expressive mark making for my backgrounds too. You can probably tell, that this portrait is inspired by Frida Kahlo and her style sense…those fascinating eyebrows, and flowers in her hair. She loved to wear…

She Was the Color of the Sea

She Was the Color of the Sea – 9 x 12 inch original acrylic painting on stretched canvas I am experimenting with color again. And enjoying a class called Close Up, by my artist friend, Annie Hamman. It’s been a wonderful class, and it’s focusing primarily on drawing and painting the face, in a more…

Love Is The Answer

Love Is the Answer – 11 x 14 inch acrylic painting on stretched canvas  I am still loving this exploration into bold colors and marks with my portraits. I really enjoy this way of working, Yeah, it’s a little wild…I have definitely done my share of more subdued art. But this is the year to…

Brother and Sister

I made these two portraits at the request of a friend… Brother and Sister They are both on 8 x 10 inch Raymar art panels, and painted with acrylics. I LOVED seeing their adorable faces come to life. Working with portraits is so interesting, because you really do become attached to the faces that are…

Bed of Roses

Bed of Roses – 11 x 14 inch acrylic painting on stretched canvas This painting ended up being quite a surprise…she took me on a bit of an adventure, until she ended up here, surrounded by flowers. She’s soft and feminine, and has curls swirling among the roses. I am a little smitten with this…